ROYAL GOTLANDS ARTILLERY REGIMENT
The regiment traces its heritage to the detachment from the Royal
artillery regiment that was transferred to Gotland in 1711. Since than a force oof
enlisted artillerymen of varying size always been part of the forces on Gotland. During
the first half of 1800:s smaller units from Svea - , Wendes - , and the formelly
Finnish artillery regiments made up the core of the artillery on Gotland. In 1861 a
company from Svea artillery regiment was transferred to Gotlands
nationalbeväring and together with the conscripts of that unit Gotlands
nationalbevärings artillerycorps was raised. In 1887 it became an independant unit
under the name Gotlands artillerycorps. The corps became motorized in 1934 and is
located in Visby together with Gotlands regiment and Gotlands anticircraft
artillerycorps. The regiment is disbanded in 2000.
The regiments color is green.